Man taken to hospital after motorycle crash in Bettendorf

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BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE 5/15/19 4:27 AM :
Bettendorf Police say the accident occurred at Crow Creek Park, located at 4800 Crow Creed Rd., by the DEK hockey rink on 5/13/2019 at 5:55 pm.

According to officials the driver of the motorcycle, an 18-year-old male from Bettendorf, was wearing a helmet and the only injuries were road rash but police say he was transported to Genesis Hospital to get checked out.

The accident is still under investigation but speed, following too closely, and making an improper pass on the left were contributing factors as the motorcycle was trying to go around the vehicle on the left side while at the same time the vehicle was trying to turn left into a parking spot.

ORIGINAL:
A man was taken to the hospital after a crash involving a motorcycle in Crow Creek Park in Bettendorf Monday evening.

It happened at the baseball field at the park around 6 p.m. Police say the motorcyclist lost control and was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

A witness tells TV6 the motorcyclist was speeding through the park, hit a speed bump and lost control.

This is a developing story. TV6 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.